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REVIEW: Welly/NEX Volkswagen Golf MKI GTI

If you’re a fan of the Volkswagen brand, finding a diecast replica of one of the world’s best selling cars isn’t an easy task, since scaled replicas are few and far between.  The car I’m talking about is the Volkswagen Golf.  In some circles, mostly our North American friends, the car is sometimes referred to as the Rabbit.  And usually whatever Continue Reading...
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Welly/GTAutos Blood Red/Carbon Fiber Pagani Huayra

The sleeping giant Welly has offered up some very delicious pieces of the years.  Fantastic price point and great execution has been their corner stone too.  Unfortunately for us collectors and fans alike there are too little and too far between releases.  The Pagani Huayra isn’t new, but the exterior colour is. The Blood Red exterior with Carbon Fiber packs Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Welly Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4

Words and photos courtesy of LAMBODiecast.com   The Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 has been unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show, and while MR and Bburago were really quick with their 1:18 scale model, Bburago had four shades at once. In fact, it did take other makes a little longer. Only recently did Kyosho release both a Giallo Taurus and a Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: GT Autos Volkswagen Phaeton

Up for review is the 1:18 scale model of the Volkswagen Phaeton from GT Autos, a sister brand of Welly. GT Autos is considered the premier marque of the umbrella brands, so expectations were higher than usual. How did the brand fare? Firstly, this is the third generation, or should I say “face lift”, to the Phaeton since its introduction in Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: GTAutos Pagani Huayra

Words and photos courtesy of Ravi/diecast   Huayra is an Italian mid-engined sports car produced by Pagani. Succeeding the company’s previous offering, the Zonda, it is named after Huayra-tata, which means “God of the winds”.  The Huayra uses a twin-turbo Mercedes-Benz AMG 60° V-12 engine and a carbotanium monocoque construction.  It also incorporates active aerodynamics. GTAutos raise their standard with Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Welly/FX Aston Martin DB9 Coupe

My second of two Welly/FX models arrived this week.  Without hesitation I went forward and purchased the Aston Martin DB9 Coupe based on Welly’s great execution of the Bentley Continental Supersports.  First launched in 2004, the DB9 was the successor to the DB7.  Underneath the hood, DB9 gains the latest version of Aston Martin’s proven 6.0 liter V12 engine for Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Welly/FX Bentley Continental Supersports

The latest addition to the collection is the Welly/FX Bentley Continental Supersports.  If you aren’t familiar with the FX brand, the FX stands for “Fine and Extreme Models”. A premiere offering from Welly that goes above and beyond there entry level models, providing the collector a more detailed presentation.  In the case of the Bentley Continental Supersports we have new Continue Reading...
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